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Economics for the Poor

How moral is the market? This question has long been the source of heated debates that all too often degenerate into shouting matches. One side decries poverty, exploitation, environmental destruction, child labor, races to the bottom, and the like; the other side fights back with claims about the foolishness of government interventions and the horrors of socialism. Among the more informed scholars in these debates are, on one side, philosophically and religiously trained social ethicists who tend to be critical…
Roland Hoksbergen
March 1, 2008